A recent Indonesian dive holiday was just what Dr. Steve Genkins prescribed for himself as a first retirement gift. An initial nine day stopover at Lembeh Resort, in order to dive Lembeh Strait with Critters@Lembeh, prior to proceeding on to …Read More
Posts Tagged ‘muck diving’
Attention divers: some very unusual, weird and beautiful critters inside! A sea moth, tozeuma shrimp with eggs peeking out (can you spot them?), a tambja nudibranch with a surprise hitch-hiker on its backside, a close-up of the startlingly beautiful sand-diver’s …Read More
Back together again for a limited engagement! Hergen Spalink, Kerri Bingham and Steve Fish, our previous …Read More
2014 was a great year at Lembeh Resort and Critters@Lembeh!! We had fantastic workshops, many repeat guests came back for a visit and we also upgraded some areas of the resort. We now have a beautiful deck and bar by …Read More
Our favourite critters like to ‘Keep Lembeh Weird’ in their reproductive strategies too.
Find out how much you know about the racy side of critter diving in Lembeh Strait with this quiz!
Our Photo Pro is back with a new episode of critter awesomeness for you. Watch for incredible close-ups of charismatic animals such as the blue-ring octopus, ornate goby, and juvenile star puffer fish – you can see their eyes moving, …Read More
Workshops too structured for you? Would you rather just play around with your camera and talk to fellow photographers about their techniques? Want to get a little free advice from those in the know and take fantastic photos? …Read More
Interview with Dr. Alejandro Vagelli
What got you interested in studying Banggai Cardinal Fish?
In 1996 a live specimen of this fish was brought to my lab. It was a male incubating eggs in its mouth and I realized this fish was …Read More
It’s official: North Sulawesi is a fish biodiversity superstar!
During our 2014 Lembeh Resort/Critters@Lembeh Fish Geek Week, Dr. Mark Erdmann and Dr. Gerald Allen gave entertaining and informative presentations on the weird and wonderful fish life in Lembeh, and during dives, …Read More
Da ich nicht wie mein Mann tauche, gehe ich sehr gerne Schnorcheln. Dabei habe ich vieles neues für mich selbst entdeckt wie zum Beispiel Schnecken (Nackt und mit Gehäuse!), Krabben und und und in allen Farben und Formen.
Das …Read More
“I had a fantastic dive trip at Lembeh. The dive center and resort are wonderful and accommodated every request. The guides point out everything but go at your pace.
In terms of the photography, it doesn’t get …Read More
#URADiveGeekWhen: (Oops sorry! That’s you know you are a #Hashtag Geek When)
You get really worried when you can’t equalize your ears on demand.
You’re pleased when your sinus’ clear and you can blow your nose (usually in your hand).
You are “WoWed” …Read More
…Suffice it to say that this is some truly epic diving.
All of these strange critters are found in the Lembeh Strait near Bitung in North Sulawesi located in the north-east corner of Indonesia. Getting there is a bit of …Read More
Lembeh Resort and Critters@Lembeh stand behind this initiative 100%. The following campaign explains what this is all about and why its so important we save sharks. Will you join us and help save our oceans sharks?
SINGAPORE WITHOUT …Read More
What a wonderful trip! We saw everything on our wish list, and we also saw lots, lots more.
This is our 8th trip here, and it has been the best yet! Many thanks to Lembeh Resort & Critters@Lembeh for a world-class …Read More
2013 was a great year at Lembeh Resort and Critters@Lembeh!! We had fantastic workshops, many repeat guests came back for a visit and we also upgraded some areas of the resort. We now have a beautiful deck and …Read More
We would like to thank all the staff for having worked so hard all year round. During our annual Christmas party we elected not only the employee of the month but also the employee and the supervisor of the …Read More
The first video of the year shows some of the incredible highlights of 2014. It was hard to pick the scenes because there was so much great stuff, but here are some memorable moments for you to enjoy. Meanwhile, in …Read More
Each trip to Lembeh Resort and diving with Critters@Lembeh is a new experience. The resort and dive center is constantly improving their facilities to make their guests feel comfortable. Returning to Lembeh Resort and …Read More
This year we decided to help the local villages celebrate the holiday season. With the help from generous guests that donated money but also children’s books, toys etc…. we were able to donate 40 baskets filled with essential goods (rice, …Read More
T’was the night before diving and on the House Reef
Not a critter was stirring, all divers had been briefed.
The regulators were hung by the dive locker with care
In hopes that dive master Iwan would soon be there.
The divers were nestled …Read More
If you have been to Lembeh Resort and Critters@Lembeh you know our staff loves a good reason to celebrate. This week we celebrated one more successful year together at our annual Christmas party with all the staff from Critters@Lembeh and …Read More
“I enjoy shooting video underwater, but until now I didn’t really know what to do with it. I’m really happy with the outcome of my first video”! As a recent attendee to our 3rd annual Capturing Critters in Lembeh, Richard …Read More
It’s an underwater party and all your favorite critters are there – anemone fish, blue-ringed octopus, ornate ghost pipefish with eggs (yes, children are welcome at this party!), various frogfishes and a graceful free-swimming ribbon eel. Also keep your eyes peeled …Read More
Warum fährst Du schon wieder in die Lembeh Strait?
Das werde ich immer wieder von Freunden und meiner Familie gefragt.
Meine Antwort lautet jedes Mal aufs Neue:
Ich habe hier in Indonesien ein wunderschönes Resort gefunden, in dem …Read More
On select Tuesdays, Cameras@Lembeh (the first and only Photo & Video Center in Lembeh Strait) will feature Tips and Techniques by Photo Pro Sascha Janson. Sascha will offer up a range of information, you never know what piece of wisdom …Read More